Caribbean Theory & Criticism

Primary Sources   I   Caribbean Theory & Criticism

A. James Arnold, ed., A History of Literature in the Caribbean (3 vols., 1994–2001).

Edward Baugh, ed., Critics on Caribbean Literature (1978).

Antonio Benítez RojoLa isla que se repite: El Caribe y la perspectiva posmoderna (1989, The Repeating Island,trans. James Maraniss, 1992).

Edward Kamau Brathwaite, "The African Presence in Caribbean Literature," (Roots).

Edward Kamau BrathwaiteContradictory Omens: Cultural Diversity and Integration in the Caribbean (1974).

Edward Kamau BrathwaiteHistory of the Voice: The Development of Nation Language in Anglophone Caribbean Poetry (1984).

Edward Kamau BrathwaiteRoots: Essay (1986).

Richard D. E. BurtonAfro-Creole: Power, Opposition, and Play in the Caribbean (1997).

Aimé CésaireCollected Poetry (ed. Clayton Eshleman and Annette Smith, 1983).

Aimé CésaireDiscours sur le colonialisme (1955, Discourse on Colonialism,trans. Joan Pinkham, 1972).

Aimé Césaire, "Poésie et connaissance," Aimé Césaire, l’homme et l’oeuvre (ed. Lilyan Kesteloot and Barthélemy Kotchy, 1973).

Timothy Chin, "‘Bullers’ and ‘Battymen’: Contesting Homophobia in Black Popular Culture and Contemporary Caribbean Literature," Callaloo 20.1 (1997).

Selwyn R. Cudjoe, ed., Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference (1990).

Carole Boyce Davies and Elaine Savory Fido, eds., Out of the Kumbla: Caribbean Women and Literature (1990).

René DepestreBonjour et adieu à la négritude (1980).

Alison Donnell and Sarah Lawson Welsh, ed., The Routledge Reader in Caribbean Literature (1996).

Belinda EdmondsonMaking Men: Gender, Literary Authority, and Women’s Writing in Caribbean Narrative (1999).

Nada Elia, "‘A Man Who Wants to Be a Woman’: Queerness as/and Healing Practices in Michelle Cliff’s No Telephone to Heaven," Callaloo 23.1 (2000).

Roberto Fernández RetamarCaliban (1989).

Edouard GlissantLe Discours antillais (1981, Caribbean Discourse: Selected Essays,trans. J. Michael Dash, 1989).

Wilson HarrisExplorations: A Selection of Talks and Articles, 1966–1981 (ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek, 1981).

Wilson HarrisThe Infinite Rehearsal (1987).

Wilson HarrisSelected Essays of Wilson Harris: The Unfinished Genesis of the Imagination (1999).

Wilson HarrisTradition, the Writer, and Society: Critical Essays (1967).

Wilson HarrisThe Womb of Space: The Cross-Cultural Imagination (1983).

Hermann Herlinghaus and Utz Riese, eds. Heterotopien der Identität: Literatur in interamerikanischen Kontaktzonen (1999).

Hermann Herlinghaus and Utz Riese, eds., Sprünge im Spiegel: Postkoloniale Aporien der Moderne in beiden Amerika (1997).

Janheinz JahnA History of Neo-African Literature: Writing in Two Continents (1968).

C. L. R. JamesThe Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution (2d ed., 1963).

George LammingThe Pleasures of Exile (1960).

Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, "Women against the Grain: The Pitfalls of Theorizing Caribbean Women’s Writing" (Newson and Strong-Leek).

Cindy Patton and Benigno Sánchez-Eppler, eds., Queer Diasporas (2000).

Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger, ed., "The Netherlands Antilles, Aruba, and Suriname" (pt. 2 of Arnold, vol. 2).

Joseph RoachCities of the Dead: Circum-Atlantic Performance (1996).

Faith Smith, ed., Genders and Sexualities,special issue, Small Axe: A Journal of Criticism 7 (2000).

Derek Walcott, "The Muse of History," (1974, reprint in Baugh).

Derek Walcott, "What the Twilight Says: An Overture," Dream on Monkey Mountain and Other Plays (1970).

Eric WilliamsFrom Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492–1969 (1970).

Sylvia Wynter, "Beyond Miranda’s Meanings: Un/silencing the ‘Demonic Ground’ of Caliban’s ‘Woman’" (Davies and Fido).